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Zookeeper In Kansas Hospitalized After Tiger Attack

A zookeeper was hospitalized after an attack by the facility's 7-year-old Sumatran tiger. Authorities say there is no cause for concern for the safety of their guests.

Animals April 20, 2019

Palm Oil Production Is Driving Endangered Species To Extinction

Palm oil production is behind 9 percent of the world's deforestation between 1990 and 2008, driving plants and animals to extinction due to habitat loss. What are the other effects of palm oil production?

Earth/Environment June 28, 2018

Tiger Meat Slaughterhouse Found Near Thai Temple

Authorities found a slaughterhouse located near a Thai Buddhist temple, a popular tourist spot where people can pay to walk tigers on leashes. Four live tigers were retrieved while authorities discovered equipment believed to be used in illegal animal smuggling.

Animals June 9, 2016

Number Of Tigers Poached In India Early This Year Higher Than All Of 2015

Tigers are being poached at an increased rate in India, where the largest population of these majestic cats live. More tigers have already been poached so far in the year 2016 compared to the whole of 2015.

Animals May 1, 2016

Zoo Employee Fatally Attacked By Tiger Broke Safety Rules

Stacey Konwiser, the zookeeper who was mauled to death by a Malayan Tiger on April 15, broke the zoo's safety protocol. She went inside a restricted area.

Animals April 25, 2016

Florida Zoo Mourns Death Of Employee Fatally Injured By Endangered Tiger

An employee of Palm Beach Zoo was attacked by an endangered tiger. Zoo staff and immediate family mourns to the loss of their beloved.

Society April 21, 2016

Florida Zoo Reopens After Fatal Attack Of Malayan Tiger

A lead zookeeper was fatally attacked by an endangered Malayan tiger in a Florida zoo. After being closed over the weekend, the Palm Beach Zoo has reopened on April 18.

Society April 19, 2016

World Wild Tiger Population Rises For the First Time In Century

The wild tiger population in the world has increased, a new analysis found. The rise in the species' population marks a rare occurrence, a first in the century.

Earth/Environment April 10, 2016

Tigers Declared 'Functionally Extinct' In Cambodia: Here's What The Government Plans To Do

Tigers have been declared "Functionally Extinct" in Cambodia and the Government plans to revive the tiger population in the country.

April 7, 2016

Doubling The Number Of Tigers Is Not A Wild Idea: It Is Possible By 2022, A New Study Suggests

Wildlife researchers find enough habitats for tigers to proliferate, doubling their number by 2022. There are only 3,200 tigers left in the wild today.

Earth/Environment April 2, 2016

Endangered Tigers In Bhutan More Numerous Than Expected: Survey

The World Wildlife Fund has revealed that the population of endangered wild tigers in Bhutan is actually more than a third larger than what was initially estimated.

Earth/Environment July 30, 2015

India's Tiger Population Comes Roaring Back: 30 Percent Increase Seen in Population

Tigers in India are coming back from decades of hunting and human encroachment. How has this recovery been achieved?

January 20, 2015

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